The Essential Cy Twombly by Cy TwomblyThe Essential Cy Twombly by Cy Twombly

The Essential Cy Twombly

By (artist)Cy TwomblyEditorNicola Del Roscio

Hardcover | September 30, 2014

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Recognized as one of the greatest and most idiosyncratic artists of the postwar era, Cy Twombly left behind an oeuvre of incredible versatility, sensitivity and originality upon his death in 2011 at age 83. Working in the immediate aftermath of abstract expressionism, Twombly developed an intensely personal scription consisting of scrawled letters and words, in an effusive, calligraphic mark-making that suggests a kind of painted poetry. Working across painting, drawing, sculpture and photography with a restless energy, Twombly incorporated the gods of Ancient Greece, the poetry of Stéphane Mallarmé and the history, culture and mythology of the Occident into his art. The Essential Cy Twombly, edited by Twombly's longtime collaborator Nicola Del Roscio, is the ultimate overview of his work, presenting the most important paintings and cycles of paintings, drawings, sculptures and photographs from Twombly's diverse oeuvre. The most accessible survey of his work to date, this volume includes essays by Laszlo Glozer, Thierry Greub, Kirk Varnedoe and Simon Schama.

Title:The Essential Cy TwomblyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 11.7 × 10 × 1.3 inPublished:September 30, 2014Publisher:D.A.P./Distributed Art PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:193892245X

ISBN - 13:9781938922459